Senior Commercial Financial Analyst
From a secret recipe to a bold idea and very proud traditions, we build the future. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business in Europe and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. Across 13 countries, our employees make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 300 million people. Some of the brands you will find in our portfolio are Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® And Capri-Sun®.
Leading brands, great people and a focus on (personal) growth that comes with it.
Do you like to be able to influence and make a difference? Does a fast paced environment suit you?
Do you enjoy working in a multi-functional environment with a desire to succeed?
At CCEP, we want to provide a workplace where people are inspired to be the best they can be. We know that engaged, motivated employees, working to their full capacity and able to reach their personal career goals, are a critical part of our Company’s long-term success.
What you become a part of
This commercially-focused finance role is aligned to specific trading environments within CCEP, and will act as the finance co-pilot to one of CCEP’s sector-leading commercial teams; providing financial insight and analysis support on both a structured and ad hoc basis. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate commercial acumen and be an effective business partner. The role works within the Channel Finance Team, to support their customer areas in the making of profitable decisions that are supported by fact-based evaluations.
This is a commercial role working with the Commercial Sales teams, which should be a key motivating factor. Being a Finance Manager enables you to gain experience in many areas of CCEP and makes you feel that the work you are doing has a real impact on business decisions.
What to expect
In this role you will coordinate the analysis of monthly volume, revenue and gross profit performance, support the Business with their volume and GP projections, whilst identifying the underlying performance insights behind performance trends and proactively seeking to influence these.
In this role you will also be responsible for assisting in the co-ordination and preparation of the annual business plan, by liaising with the Commercial Sales teams to deliver volume and GP targets.
Next to this, you will evaluate environment, pack, customer and brand statements on a period basis by reporting on the account and environment performance. You will evaluate and make recommendations on significant business proposals and activities, analyse effectiveness of promotions, customer investments and support customer revenue and pricing discussions.
It will also be part of your responsibility to coach and develop key contacts within the business to improve understanding and capability in the use of CCEP financial systems, in this regard, you will support the Commercial Sales Teams in the use of reporting and forecasting tools and help them become as self-sufficient as possible.
What we expect of you
- Passed Finalist (CIMA / ACCA) preferred.
- Experience working within a commercial finance environment (preferably within a FMCG company) with exposure to the analysis of revenue and its component parts.
- Intermediate/Advanced MS Office Suite Skills, especially Powerpoint & Excel (including pivot tables, charts etc.)
- Understanding of the link between FMCG suppliers, retailers and wholesalers.